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Director of Writing Center and Assistant Professor of Writing

Employer
Middlebury College
Location
Vermont, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director of Writing Center and Assistant Professor of Writing & Rhetoric
Middlebury College



The Writing and Rhetoric Program invites applicants for a full-time, 3-year renewable (non-tenure track) position beginning fall 2019. The position involves teaching one writing course per semester (including first-year seminars and upper-level courses), administering a robust writing center, contributing to faculty development initiatives, and tutoring individual students in writing. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field, and have a minimum of one year of writing center experience, as well as some experience with faculty development and a promising record of teaching and scholarly engagement.Expertise in STEM writing, social science writing, or working with “big data” (Writing Analytics) is particularly desirable, as is knowledge of inclusive pedagogy and program assessment practices.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An EOE, the College is committed to hiring diverse faculty as we work to foster curricular innovation and an increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, and we seek a candidate who is cognizant of the role of the writing center in this vision. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. (Email and paper applications will not be accepted). Please address your application materials to The Writing and Rhetoric Program and include the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a writing sample, a teaching philosophy, a statement of your approach to writing center administration, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to tutoring and/or administrative abilities. In your application materials please address how your work as a teacher and administrator can support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/52828 and more details on the application and search process can be found at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/writing/WCD-search-info. The application deadline is October 19th, 2018.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks





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